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Poster: scott-tally Date: Apr 10, 2009 11:56am
Forum: etree Subject: Re: FTP read-access is going away

Umm - is that access like when I used to log into one of the many many servers thru my FTP client (as anon.) and just poke around the folders looking for a GD SBD that wasn't secured, or anything else that looked interesting? :)

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Poster: glenn Date: May 11, 2009 9:13pm
Forum: etree Subject: Re: FTP read-access is going away

yeah, especially that. I'll really miss that.

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Poster: MattyP30 Date: Jun 29, 2009 8:52pm
Forum: etree Subject: Re: FTP read-access is going away

I think the FAQ needs to be updated. I found out about this change after spending a quite bit of time trying to figure out why I could no longer log in to FTP with anonymous.


http://www.archive.org/about/faqs.php#250

Can I log into an FTP server to download concerts?

Yes, you can log into iaXX.us.archive.org (where XX is a number), with the username anonymous and use your email address as the password. Each recording's details page will have a link for FTP that will tell you which number server the show is on, and in which directory. Here is a thread with an example.

Also, here ( http://www.archive.org/about/faqs.php#249 ) it says you can still use an FTP client...